LIC (Life Insurance Corporation of India) needs no introduction as this nationalised company has been serving millions of indians for more than 50 years.The public sector insurance company operates across various zones in India & has branch offices all over the country.Now,LIC has come up with the recruitment of Apprentice Development Officers.
The apprentice openings is a very good opportunity for youngsters to enter the booming insurance sector & develop a career.With LIC offering benefits similar to that of public sector banks, the response is only expected to reach new heights.
Vacancies and Pay scale:
Apprentice Development Officer (ADO) – 5201 posts (across 8 zones)
Appointments could be offered in offices located at below divisions.
Initially ADO`s shall be paid monthly stipend of Rs.19,165.On successful completion of apprenticeship period, you would be appointed as Probationary Development Officer with total emoluments of approx. Rs.22,065/ month.
Important Dates To Note:
Online registrations from November 21 to December 22, 2012
Online test on February 2 & 3, 2012
Who are eligible:
There aren’t many conditions specified by LIC for eligibility.They have kept it simple,
* Aged between 21 – 30 years as on 1.11.2012 (max. age is sc/st:35 & 33 for obc)
* Should have completed degree (preference shall be given for MBA marketing or PG diploma in marketing)
Though experience is not compulsory, applicants (except LIC employees & agents) with min.2 yrs exp.in insurance field will be given preference.
An online objective test of 2 hrs duration will be conducted in two papers only –
Test of Reasoning & Numerical Ability
G.K,Current affairs & English language
It is necessary to pass in each paper & secure minimum marks (set by LIC after exam) to qualify for personal interviews.Negative marks shall be awarded for each wrong answer.
A candidate chosen for Apprentice Development Officer (ADO) job in LIC will have to impart but not limited to the following duties,
Recruit agents, train them in selling life insurance products & supervise their performance
To increase the sales made by these agents by providing necessary training
Provide after sales support to policyholders (such as helping them make ontime payments, renewals, claims etc)
Travel within the allotted area
Selected individuals are to execute a bond agreeing to stay with LIC for 4 years or pay Rs.25000 incase of quitting the company.
How to apply:
If you wish to apply for this LIC recruitment, start the registration process by visiting licindia.in/careers.htm & submit the online application.
While there is no application fee for SC/ST, candidates from other categories have to pay Rs.500 at any State bank of India branches & collect the receipt.The fees should be paid within 3 days only from 2nd day of registering online.
2 days after fee payment, SMS/Email will sent as confirmation & applicants may also take a reprint of their application (updated with fee details) after 3 days.
Call letters for the LIC ADO online test can be downloaded starting 20.01.2013 from LIC`s website
More details: Those interested in LIC apprentice development officer recruitment 2012 can download their respective zonewise advts. from their website here.